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Antivirus software

Antivirus or anti-virus software (often abbreviated as AV ), sometimes known as anti-malware software, is computer software used to prevent, detect and remove malicious software . [1] Antivirus software was originally developed to detect and remove computer viruses , hence the name. However, with the proliferation of other kinds of malware , antivirus software is starting to provide protection from other computer threats. In particular, modern antivirus software can protect from: malicious browser helper […]

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